MTV’s Video Music Awards has been a September staple for as long as anyone could remember. This year marks the first time a female has hosted the show in 16 years, with Roseanne Barr hosting in 1994. Chelsea Handler was the center of attention last night as she took the VMAs into a new decade.
There is no debating that fashion designer Vera Wang is a rare talent. Known for being Vogue’s youngest fashion editor ever, Wang has made a splash in the industry with sleek, sexy and sophisticated looks. Like most designers, she has ventured into the land of cosmetics, creating an array of fragrances. Her “Princess” collection attracts the youthful crowd with upbeat and flirty scents. While the original title product impresses, the latest addition “Glam Princess” fails to deliver.
It’s that time again. Spring is finally here and so are the new must-have trends. Spring/Summer 2010 styles are all about adding a touch of the delicate past to the outrageous details of the future. There is something to suit everyone’s personal style this spring.
For Fall/Winter 2010, Miuccia Prada designed her collection according to a 60’s housewife and her failure to achieve the Levittown-style perfection of the home and family.
For Celine F/W 2010, designer Phoebe Philo adhered to the book of minimalism – there were no ostentatious colors, no signs of decadent embroidery — and frankly, there was little hint of the flirtation and girlishness that had been synonymous with Philo when she had designed for Chloe. The Celine Fall/Winter collection has been Philo’s second collection since she had left Chloe in 2006.
Hobo International is celebrating its twentieth anniversary with a spring collection of essential accessories for every occasion. From simple solids to intricate patterns, the line focuses on an array of wallets and handbags.
Finding the perfect necklace to accent one’s ensemble should no longer be a grueling task, thanks to budding designer Lady Vanderbilt. Specializing in women’s fashion jewelry and accessories, LV has an affordable collection of personalized pendants that easily add unique flair to any outfit.
New York City was a buzz with news during the start of Mercedes-Benz Fashion week on February 11. The news wasn’t about the latest trends or the celebrities sitting in the front row, it was about the tragic death of one of their fellow designers.
With a feminine flair and a reasonable price tag, eryn brinié is certainly a brand to keep an eye on this season. Originally from Korea, their apparel ranges from the ultra-feminine to the basic and androgynous. According to their website, their clothing is built around wardrobe fundamentals refined with delicate draping (reminiscent of Alexander Wang) and soft fabrics. “Our philosophy combines European chic with New York’s youthful spirit and modern sensibility,” the site says.